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Lita Ford

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19, 1958
London, England
Birth Sign
London, England


Lead guitarist of The Runaways in the late 1970s who went on to pursue a successful solo career.

Before Fame

She started playing guitar at the age of eleven. Deep Purple inspired her to play.


She was recruited at age sixteen to become a member of The Runaways through Kim Fowley.

Family Life

She was briefly engaged to Black Sabbath's guitarist Tony Iommi in the mid-1980s. She has two sons named Rocco and James.

Associated With

In the 2010 film The Runaways, Ford was portrayed by Scout Taylor-Compton.